Definition of a piece/slice/share of the pie
- The state needs to give public schools a larger piece of the pie.
- He's the best player on the team and he wants a bigger slice of the pie.
: to cut with or as if with a knife
: to stir or spread with a slice
: to hit (a ball) so that a slice results
: a thin flat piece cut from something
: a wedge-shaped piece (as of pie or cake)
: a spatula for spreading paint or ink
: a portion belonging to, due to, or contributed by an individual or group
: one's full or fair portion
: the part allotted or belonging to one of a number owning together property or interest
: to divide and distribute in shares : apportion
: to partake of, use, experience, occupy, or enjoy with others
: to have in common
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